Ludhiana: Doctors honoured for contribution during Covid pandemic

Punjab Youth Development Board (PYDB) chair Sukhwinder Singh Bindra on Saturday honoured several doctors of Fortis Hospital for their role amid the Covid pandemic
Doctors being honoured for their role amid the Covid pandemic at Fortis Hospital in Ludhiana on Saturday. (HT photo)
Doctors being honoured for their role amid the Covid pandemic at Fortis Hospital in Ludhiana on Saturday. (HT photo)
Published on Nov 07, 2021 12:18 AM IST
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Punjab Youth Development Board (PYDB) chair Sukhwinder Singh Bindra on Saturday honoured several doctors of Fortis Hospital for their role amid the Covid pandemic. Bindra said that fortitude displayed by doctors was a great example for the people.


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